Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter

An Important Step Towards a New UPAWS Home


'UPAWS Board President Reva Laituri signs a purchase agreement for 20 acres of land on the north end of the Marquette County Fair Grounds. Also in the picture are Joan Mulder, seated, UPAWS Treasurer; James Goriesky, Marquette County Fair Board President, and Andi Goriesky, of Select Realty. UPAWS current shelter in Negaunee Township is close to 40 years old and too small to truly serve the 1,600 shelter pets cared for each year.'

UPAWS Chili Cook-Off!
All you can eat Home Made Chili! Vote for Marquette County's best Chili! Enter your chili to win 1st, 2nd or Most Unique Chili. Great Music by the Louisiana Bayou Boyz! >>>
Spay Day USA - Low cost Spay and Neuter Surgeries Available
Reduced Cost Spay/Neuter Surgeries Being Offered Annual Spay Day USA 2015 has arrived! UPAWS is once again working with the local vet clinics to offer the service of low cost spays and neuters. >>>
Do You Know a Hero for Pets? Nominate Them!
UPAWS would like to recognize those in our community who have gone above and beyond in their actions to help our companion animals. You know them…they are your friends, family members, and neighbors. >>>

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